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Trip Summary

There are 12 daily trains from Portsmouth to Providence. Traveling by train from Portsmouth to Providence usually takes around 3 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance92 mi (149 km)
Fastest train2h 41m
Lowest price€19.46
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Portsmouth to Providence?

In the last month, €29.59 was the average price of a train ticket from Portsmouth, NH to Providence, RI. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €9.49 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€38€25€13JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Portsmouth to Providence will vary between €24 and €34. Planning a train trip to Providence within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Portsmouth over the next 7 days is €24. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Portsmouth to Providence by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €30 whenever you decide to board the train to Providence.

Prices as travel date approaches

€42€34€25€17€83020100

Since the average price of train trips from Portsmouth to Providence remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Portsmouth to Providence?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Providence, Rhode Island. However, there are 12 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak123h 54m€31.55
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 12 Amtrak trains from Portsmouth to Providence every day, as well as 8 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €19.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Portsmouth to Providence during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Portsmouth to Providence?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Portsmouth to Providence, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Providence?

The distance between Portsmouth and Providence is approximately 92 miles, or 149 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 41 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Portsmouth to Providence are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Portsmouth at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Portsmouth to Providence?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Providence to Portsmouth. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Portsmouth to Providence for €10.98.

City Information

Providence

Though some might say that it is overshadowed by nearby Boston, Providence is an interesting destination on its own. A quaint college town with a deep historical value, Providence allows fans of U.S. history to marvel at historic buildings such as the ones on Benefit Street, which boasts the highest concentration of Colonial houses. As you stroll around the streets of Providence at night, don’t forget to take a detour to WaterFire, a sculpture project that features bonfires along the rivers of Providence. Accompanying the bonfires are the sounds of ceremonial gongs and various music programs, which brighten up the night. For those seeking a unique cultural experience, the Federal Hill quarter sits among the most famous Little Italian neighborhoods, and it features some of the best Italian restaurants in town.

The staple dish of Providence is oysters, which are not difficult to find in the city. However, if you can endure a short drive, Matunuck Oyster Bar, an oyster restaurant located 40 miles south of South Kingstown, provides some of the freshest and most delicious oysters around. Some other notable establishments include Birch, Oberlin, and Tallulah’s Taqueria.

The Providence airport is located in nearby Warwick which is only a 6 miles’ drive from the city. The main bus hub for Providence is found at the Rhode Island Convention Center Parking Garage, where travelers could catch a bus from Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus Lines. The main Amtrak train station is located just a 10-minute walk across the Woonasquatucket River.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Portsmouth?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Portsmouth.

Where is the train station in Providence?

Arrival stations

Providence has one train station.

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